Tips from the American Psychological Association on talking about mental health

Editor’s Note: As May is National Mental Health Month, we are focusing on tips and tools mentors and programs can integrate into their mentoring relationships to provide support to the mentors as well as the mentees, themselves. This article was Read the rest

Unrelated negative feelings can impact your actions in different ways, new research shows

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Researchers at the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and the University of Gronigen, in the Netherlands, have recently published a study on the effects of negative emotions on behavior. While their research was conducted … Read the rest

Study shows how “self-distancing” can help teens deal with negative emotions

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Teens who can mentally take a step back from their own point of view when thinking about something troubling can deal with negative emotions more effectively and become less upset by … Read the rest

Talk about problems? Boys say why bother.

Screen Shot 2015-08-19 at 9.59.42 AMU. MISSOURI (US) — Boys avoid discussing problems not because of some sense of embarrassment, but because they believe that doing so is a waste of time, according to a new study.

“For years, popular psychologists have insisted that boys … Read the rest